Age-adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index Does Not Predict Outcomes in Patients Submitted to Noninvasive Ventilation.

Citation data:

Archivos de bronconeumologia, ISSN: 1579-2129, Vol: 54, Issue: 10, Page: 503-509

Publication Year:
2018
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PMID:
29801676
DOI:
10.1016/j.arbres.2018.03.001
Author(s):
Meireles, Mariana; Machado, Ana; Lopes, Juliana; Abreu, Sara; Furtado, Inês; Gonçalves, João; Costa, Ana Rita; Mateus, Andrea; Neves, João
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Medicine
article description
Comorbidities are thought to have prognostic impact on outcomes of patients submitted to noninvasive ventilation (NIV). Our goal was to determine if age-adjusted Charlson comorbidity index (ACCI) could predict outcomes in patients undergoing NIV due to acute respiratory failure.